In love with all things news, Jacob Robbins has worked at The Berkshire Record and currently works at his school newspaper, The Maroon Tribune where he has a column, “What’s the Word.” Jacob is a senior at Monument Mountain and currently resides in West Stockbridge, Mass. with the true love of his life, his dog Otis.
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Wednesday, 10 Feb 2016 - There’s an old saying that’s thrown around a lot if you’re around enough to hear it: Iowa picks corn — New Hampshire picks presidents.
Monday, 1 Jun 2015 - “Each time I fought for something I believed in, and won, I believed I could do it again.” -- U.S. Sen. Elizabeth Warren, addressing the Berkshire Community College graduating class
Monday, 9 Feb 2015 - Local author and polio survivor, Karen Chase, shared her experiences with a new generation. addressing an Advanced Placement Language and Composition Class at Monument Mountain Regional High School.
Saturday, 1 Nov 2014 - Jacob Robbins, a junior at Monument Mountain Regional High School, pleads for voters to approve the school's renovation: "I am imploring everyone to please vote yes on the renovation project. If we are to continue to foster an incredible learning space for the kids of today and the kids of tomorrow we must adapt: The building cannot sustain itself for much longer."
Thursday, 11 Sep 2014 - Monument Mountain Regional High School junior Jacob Robbins was in preschool when al-Qaeda terrorists flew two commandeered aircraft into the World Trade Center on September 11, 2001, toppling the towers and killing more than 3,000. He recently visited the 9/11 Memorial Museum in New York City to find connections to a day he doesn't remember.
Tuesday, 27 May 2014 - "Working to get better at my music means I can achieve more. That’s the beauty of it. It’s exponential growth as the better you get, the more you realize you have so much more distance to climb." -- Monument Mountain senior Max Weiner who will be attending Oberlin College and Conservatory in the fall.
Tuesday, 13 May 2014 - The one case that stands out for him is the one that all America was watching: The 1992 killings at Simon’s Rock College of Bard by Wayne Lo, one of the first school shootings.